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Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$677$550

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Thomas Biggs/Philadelphia," (lacking More ...

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$738$600

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W. Young maker Philadelphia," eight-point line rose with More ...

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$984$800

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1825, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young Maker/Philada," More ...

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Rare "Burt's Solar" Compass Prototype by William J. Young, c. 1840, original lacquered instrument with 5-in. dia. rotating center engraved "Burt's Patent Made by W.J. Young Philad," dual viewing More ...

Emile Parfait Stationary Engine

Emile Parfait Stationary Engine

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Emile Parfait Stationary Engine, Paris, 19th century, bench-made case with mounted glass display window enclosing the 9-in. aluminum-spoked flywheel and cams that run by a small AC motor mounted to More ...

Electrified Horizontal Bench-made Stationary Engine

Electrified Horizontal Bench-made Stationary Engine

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
412
Unsold
 

Electrified Horizontal Bench-made Stationary Engine, first half 20th century, green-painted, triple-spoked, chain-driven wheels run by a small AC motor, mounted on a painted, pierced, arched wooden More ...

Miniature Brass Steam Engine Model

Miniature Brass Steam Engine Model

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Miniature Brass Steam Engine Model, France, c. 1870, original lacquered brass stationary engine with furnace, whistle cock, 1/2-in. stroke, and 1 3/4-in. dia. six-spoke flywheel, mounted on a More ...

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
430
Unsold
 

Sailor-made Fourteen-second Ship's Log or Sandglass, 19th century, 2 3/4-in. dia. bone plates with top plate marked "14," mounted between four turned rosewood columns enclosing the colorless glass More ...

Taylor 1992, 4 bottles

Taylor 1992, 4 bottles

Auction:
3229B
Auction:
Fine Wines - Apr 04, 2019
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$738$600

Taylor 1992 Oporto u: all bottom neck, light wear to capsule tops "Taylor's 1992 Vintage Port is unquestionably the greatest young port I have ever tasted. It represents the essence of what More ...

Talent de Thomas Hine Grande Champagne 1914, 1 750ml bottle (pc)

Talent de Thomas Hine Grande Champagne 1914, 1 750ml bottle (pc)

Auction:
3229B
Auction:
Fine Wines - Apr 04, 2019
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$3,000$2,439

Talent de Thomas Hine Grande Champagne 1914 Cognac T. Hine & Co., Baccarat crystal decanter with accompanying stopper, crystal heavily hand-etched with a grapevine and stag motif, sterling silver More ...

Tomb Pottery Tray

Tomb Pottery Tray

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$584$475

Tomb Pottery Tray, China, Han dynasty, rectangular, with four separately made cabriole legs with horse-hoof feet, red earthenware with deep green iridescence and mustard brown glaze, 16 1/2 x 11 More ...

Two Blanc-de-Chine Figures of Guanyin

Two Blanc-de-Chine Figures of Guanyin

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Blanc-de-Chine Figures of Guanyin, China, 20th century, both standing on a lotus base with a lotus stalk in her left hand, each with a mark to the back, one in Chinese reading "Xingyao," the More ...

Four Embroidered Tassels and a Fan Case

Four Embroidered Tassels and a Fan Case

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Four Embroidered Tassels and a Fan Case, China, 19th century, three of the tassels embroidered with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, tassels made with various colored strands, the fan case embroidered More ...

Chinese Export Gilt-decorated Lacquered Desk/Worktable

Chinese Export Gilt-decorated Lacquered Desk/Worktable

Auction:
3212B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 22, 2019
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Chinese Export Gilt-decorated Lacquered Desk/Worktable, China, mid-19th century, lavishly decorated with scenes depicting idealized Asian landscapes, made in three sections: upper case with molded More ...

Six Bench-made Tiger Maple Side Chairs

Six Bench-made Tiger Maple Side Chairs

Auction:
3220M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2019
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Six Bench-made Tiger Maple Side Chairs, ht. to 41 in. More ...

Les Levine (American, b. 1935)    Les Levine's Greatest Hits: "Dream" Dinah Washington, Yellow Ochre

Les Levine (American, b. 1935) Les Levine's Greatest Hits: "Dream" Dinah Washington, Yellow Ochre

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1032
Sold for:
$584$475

Les Levine (American, b. 1935) Les Levine's Greatest Hits: "Dream" Dinah Washington, Yellow Ochre. Signed and dated "Les Levine 74" l.r., with labels from Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, Marisa More ...

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$92,250$75,000

Society of the Cincinnati Tea Bowl and Saucer Made for and Owned by General Benjamin Lincoln, China, c. 1790, the side of the tea bowl and center of the saucer decorated with a depiction of the More ...

Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin (New York, Philadelphia, France, 1770-1852), Miniature Portrait of General George Washin

Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin (New York, Philadelphia, France, 1770-1852), Miniature Portrait of General George Washin

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
47
Unsold
 

Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin (New York, Philadelphia, France, 1770-1852) Miniature Portrait of General George Washington Signed and dated "C de Memin Ft./1798" along the left More ...

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809)      Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones Unsigned. Polychrome enamel on a convex oval copper plate, 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in., in a More ...

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
65
Unsold
 

Remarkable Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Civil War Memorial Quilt, made by Mary Bell Shawvan, c. 1863, composed of solid color and calico printed cotton, depicting a central spreadwing eagle with More ...

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn,"

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Needlework Sampler "Hannah Byrn," made at Sarah Stivours' School, Salem, Massachusetts, dated 1788, stitched in silk on linen with eight lines of alphabet over the stitched inscription "HANNA BYRN More ...

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Framed Vermont Needlework Samplers, 19th century, stitched in silk on a linen background with lines of alphabet and text, the larger signed "E E Eaton," the other "Polly Flag Smith Sudbury, More ...

Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleet

Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleet

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
175
Unsold
 

Engraving After the Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, Representing the Several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleets in the memorable year MDLXXXVIII, engraved and published by More ...

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Unique Large Molded Copper Heron Weathervane, America, late 19th century, the flattened and molded full-body form with bill, legs and feet fashioned without molds from sheet copper, ht. 47 in., on a More ...

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920)      The Barque Taria Topan   of Salem

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$984$800

Charles Porter Brown (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 1855-1920) The Barque Taria Topan of Salem Signed and dated "C.P. Brown/1878" l.r. Oil on tin, 12 x 18 1/2 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. More ...

Inlaid Sailor-made Box

Inlaid Sailor-made Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$369$300

Inlaid Sailor-made Box, 19th century, mahogany box, the chamfered lid and sides with inlaid lighter wood diamonds, stars, and hearts, line and dot border, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 9 3/4, dp. 6 in. More ...

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$492$400

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box, 19th century, the lid and sides with inlaid shell and whale's tooth stars, diamonds, arch, and sawtooth devices, opening to a compartment with two drawers, on four More ...

Large Molded Sheet Copper Pig Weathervane

Large Molded Sheet Copper Pig Weathervane

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Large Molded Sheet Copper Pig Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body form with molded face details, applied ears and tail, the crossbar marked "MADE IN USA," with directional, More ...

Pieced Silk Quilt

Pieced Silk Quilt

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Pieced Silk Quilt, reportedly made by Blanche Bradford (b. 1862), Winslow, Wisconsin, c. 1880-1900, designed as a multi-part border surrounding thirty eight-pointed stars, in various shades of blue More ...

Large Apple Sculpture

Large Apple Sculpture

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$923$750

Large Apple Sculpture, 20th century, realistically modeled and with a "stem" made from a section of small branch, ht. 29, approx. dia. 27 in. More ...